A Deed Between James PELTON, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT.,
& William CARTER, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., CT
[Transcribed by Janece Streig]
Land Records Book 17 Page 345
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut
FHL Film #4628
To all People to whom these Presents shall come:--GREETING.
KNOW YE, That I James PELTON of Haddam in the County of Middlesex & State of Connecticut for the consideration of three hundred & thirty seven Dollars Received to my full satisfaction of William CARTER of Killingworth in the County of Middlesex & State aforesaid Do give, grant, bargain, sell, and confirm unto the said William CARTER his heirs & assigns forever one certain tract of land lying in the Neck field near the Wharf with a Dwelling house thereon standing-being the house & land I the s'd James PELTON purchased of William CARTER of Killingworth - Being bounded as follows beginning at a stone under the Bank at the southwest corner & running 10 rods & 7 feet northerly to a stone - thence 5 rods westerly to a stone - thence Southerly 10 rods 7 feet to a stone - thence 5 rod Easterly to the first mentioned corner - bounded Easterly & Northerly by Achilles MANSFIELD & Sarah his wife - & westerly land of William CARTER & southerly by highway - containing fifty two rods of land or thereabouts-
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above granted and bargained premises, with the appurtenances thereof, unto him the said William CARTER his heirs and assigns forever, to his and their own proper use and behoof. And also, I the said James PELTON do for myself my heirs, executors and administrators, covenant with the said William CARTER his heirs and assigns; that at and until the ensealing these presents I am well seized of the premises as a good indefeasible estate in fee simple, and have good right to bargain and sell the same in manner and form as is above written, and that the same if free of all incumbrances whatsoever.
AND FURTHERMORE, I the said James PELTON do by these presents, bind myself and my heirs forever to warrant and defend the above granted and bargained premises, to him the said William CARTER his heirs and assigns, against all claims and demands whatsoever.
IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 27th day of January 1807
Provided nevertheless if the s'd James PELTON his heirs Executors or Administrators shall well & truly pay s'd William CARTER his heirs, Executors or Administrators two certain notes of hand by him s'd James PELTON well executed one Dated the 27th day of January AD 1807-for one hundred Dollars & payable in one year with Interest--& one Dated the 27th January 1807 - for two hundred and thirty seven Dollars payable in two years with Interest according to the tenor thereof then this Deed is to be void
Signed, sealed and delivered
in presence of
James PELTON (Seal)
Middlesex County, ss Killingworth Jan'y 27th 1807
Personally appeared James PELTON the Signer and Sealer of the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged the same to be his free act and deed, before me
William MORGAN, Justice of Peace
Entered March 6th 1807